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You understand that all material, data, and information, such as data files, written text, software code, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, graphics, videos, or other images (collectively, “Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Nazarene.org Site are the sole responsibility of the person or organization from which such Content originated. Such Content contained on the Nazarene.org Site is owned, controlled, or licensed by or to the Church of the Nazarene, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws. You acknowledge that the Church of the Nazarene makes no representation or warranty about the Content and under no circumstances is the Church of the Nazarene liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted to, linked to or otherwise accessible or made available via the Nazarene.org Site.
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Church of the Nazarene reserves the right to remove Content posted on the Nazarene.org Site at any time in the Church of the Nazarene’s sole discretion, including but not limited to Content inconsistent with the tenets of the Church of the Nazarene, Content for which Church of the Nazarene received notice or has other reason to believe is in violation of a party’s copyright or another proprietary right, or any other reason for which the Church of the Nazarene determines the Content’s removal is warranted. In addition, the Church of the Nazarene reserves the right in its sole discretion to limit access to Content to only users in certain networks, groups, or libraries within the Nazarene.org Site.
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1. Post or transmit Content that is inconsistent with the tenets of the Church of the Nazarene;
2. Post, use, or transmit Content to which you do not have the rights to post or use under any intellectual property, confidentiality, privacy, or other applicable laws;
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1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
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3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
4. your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Church of the Nazarene's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
Global Ministry Center
17001 Prairie Star Parkway
Lenexa, KS 66220
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[Updated: May 26, 2023]